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Arkansas Razorbacks vs Houston Cougars Betting Preview

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Nov 18, 8:00 PM | Bud Walton Arena

Houston Cougars vs Arkansas Razorbacks Odds

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The Houston Cougars will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Razorbacks in Arkansas at Bud Walton Arena on Friday in college basketball action.

This season, the Razorbacks are 2-0 overall and 0-0 ATS ATS, while the Cougars are 2-0 and 0-0 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Arkansas boasts a 0-0 on the OU, and Houston is 0-0.

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Betting Line:
The Cougars are listed as 9.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Razorbacks - Cougars odds would favor the Razorbacks if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Arkansas is rated No. 116 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Houston is at No. 180. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 103-95 win for the Cougars.

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How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Arkansas's No. 82-rated squad against Houston's No. 95-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Arkansas rates No. 199 in the country with 5.5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 165 nationally with 6 per match.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Houston owns the country's No. 1-rated mark, allowing 0 points per game on the highway. Arkansas, on the other hand, rates No. 51 in scoring at home.

Houston was an 84-71 winner in their most recent outing at home against Utah Valley. Alandise Harris scored 20 points leading the Cougars to an 84-71 victory over Utah Valley at Hofheinz Pavilion on Monday.

Arkansas was a 91-68 winner in their most recent outing at home against Oakland. Arkansas cruised to victory on Wednesday, running Oakland out of the gym and running up a 91-68 score at Bud Walton Arena.

Houston Cougars Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
After a win are 5-5

Arkansas Razorbacks Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
After playing Oakland are 0-1
After a win are 4-6

A few Cougars at Razorbacks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Houston's last 9 games on the road
Houston is 4-1-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Houston is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Arkansas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Houston home to Oakland, Tuesday, November 22
Arkansas home to Utah Valley, Tuesday, November 22

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